Glossary of Medical Terms

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ABDOMINAL ABSCESS

A localised pus-forming (suppurative) bacterial infection that occurs within the abdominal cavity as the result of a perforated viscus or post operative complication. Treatment requires either percutaneous or open surgical drainage.
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